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sympathicotonia

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noun sym·path·i·co·to·nia \sim-ˌpath-i-kō-ˈtō-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of sympathicotonia

  1. :  a condition produced by relatively great activity or stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system and characterized by goose bumps, vascular spasm, and abnormally high blood pressure—called also sympatheticotonia; compare vagotonia

sympathicotonic

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